Liar, liar pants on fire and solicitors behaving badly

Date: 16/11/2017 CPD: 1 hour Cost: Free Venue: 2 Temple Gardens, London

Isabel Barter will address the civil standard of proof and allegations of dishonesty in professional negligence claims following the recent cases of Group Seven Ltd v Ali Nasir [2017] EWHC 2466 (Ch) and Ivey v Genting Casinos [2017] UKSC 67.

Ruth Kennedy will consider recent cases involving solicitors’ negligence focusing on questions of fraud, fees and flimsy heads of loss. These will include Dreamvar v Mishcon de Reya [2017] EWHC 3316 (Ch), Lejonvarn v Burgess [2017] EWCA Civ 254 and Thomas v Hughes James Ford [2017] EWCA Civ 1303 respectively.

We would be delighted if you could join us. We will start promptly at 6.00pm. The seminar will last about 1 hour and will be followed by drinks and canapés.

This is a free event which qualifies for 1 CPD hour.

If you wish to attend this event please respond to Deborah Francis at

Isabel Barter
Ruth Kennedy